provisions, all of these things have failed because nobody wants to give. and that's why it is going to be tough to get this through the house of representatives because these republicans are locked in. they say, look, we have cut some spending here this past year. but it was not cut enough. it was not cut deeply enough. they say hold on, we have already cut. that's the longer heads. getting this through the house will be an uphill climb. >> and statistically, when you look at the surveys americans are dug in on the issue too. they want us to bring our spending under control as well. i want to bring everybody up to speed. i am seeing a lot of activity on my twitter and facebook. what have they been doing for the past six months? that's a good question. this was a man made date this deadline, january 1st. >> absolutely. that's when the tax cuts would go up. january 2nd is when the sequester kicks in. that's by statute out in the budget control act passed last year. you have some people who say, look, we have already gone off the physician kl cliff.